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  • WorldMorocco to impose night curfew during Ramadan

    Morocco to impose night curfew during Ramadan

    Rabat: Morocco has announced a night curfew during the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan in an effort to combat Covid-19 spread. A government statement issued on Wednesday said that a nationwide night…

  • NewsMorocco's Covid-19 tally rises to 479,579

    Morocco COVID-19 tally rises to 479,579

    Rabat: Morocco’s Covid-19 tally rose to 479,579 on Wednesday as 508 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours. According to a statement by the Ministry of Health, the death toll…

  • Middle EastMorocco receives 4M doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from India

    Morocco receives 4M doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from India

    Rabat: After it began implementing the first vaccination campaign in Africa two weeks ago, Morocco on Thursday received a batch of four million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from India, the country’s health…

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    Jared Kushner joins Israeli officials on visit to Morocco

    Tel Aviv: Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner led a delegation from Israel to Morocco on Tuesday on the first known direct flight since the two countries agreed to establish full diplomatic ties…

  • Middle East

    Morocco confirms decision to reopen Israeli liaison offices

    Moscow: Morocco has confirmed its intention for the bilateral reopening of liaison offices with Israel under the US-brokered agreement to normalize the diplomatic ties between the two nations, Morocco’s Ambassador to Russia…

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    Israel, Morocco to normalise relations, says Trump

    Washington: Israel and Morocco have agreed to normalise relations, President Donald Trump announced on Thursday, marking the fourth Arab-Israel agreement in four months. As part of the deal, the US will recognize Morocco’s…

  • WorldCannabis legalization linked to increase in fatal accidents

    Morocco seizes 2.44 tonnes of cannabis

    Rabat: The Moroccan security seized on Saturday 2.44 tonnes of cannabis near the northern city of Al Hoceima, official news agency MAP reported. The banned substance was concealed in 91 packages inside…

  • Crime and AccidentMuslim clergy in India will be trained to counter ISIS

    Morocco arrests IS suspect

    Rabat: Moroccan security forces have arrested a man with suspected link to the Islamic State (IS) militant group. The suspect, 41, was arrested on Saturday in the central city of Meknes. He was…

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    Morocco, US agree to bolster cooperation on fighting terrorism

    Rabat: Morocco and the United States have announced that they agreed to “sustain cooperation to defeat terrorist groups.” According to Xinhua news agency, in a joint statement issued on Tuesday, “Following the…

  • Middle East

    UAE supporting Polisarion Front with money, oil claims Morocco

    In a new development, the Moroccan officials have accused the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of supporting the Polisario Front which is demanding an independent state in Western Sahara according reports published in…

  • World

    8 dead in Morocco road crash

    Rabat:Eight people were killed and 30 others injured in a road crash on Wednesday in northwestern Morocco, authorities in the North African country said. The accident happened when a truck collided with…

  • World

    Pope in Morocco warns Catholics off converting others

    Rabat: Pope Francis on Sunday warned Catholics in Morocco against trying to convert others to boost their small numbers, during a rare visit by a pontiff to the North African country. Speaking…

  • World

    Pope Francis in Morocco aimed at boosting Christian-Muslim ties

    RABAT: Pope Francis joined Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Saturday aimed at boosting Christian-Muslim ties in declaring Jerusalem the “common patrimony” of Christians, Jews and Muslims, on the first day of a…

  • World

    Pope visits Morocco to boost dialogue, meet migrants

    Rabat: Pope Francis arrives in Morocco on Saturday for a visit which will see him meet Muslim leaders and migrants ahead of a mass with the country’s minority Catholic community. The spiritual…

  • World

    Migrants see no end to misery as pope visits Morocco

    Casablanca: Migrants at a squalid camp in the Moroccan city of Casablanca have few hopes for the future, after their dreams of a new life in Europe were squashed. Illegal but tolerated,…

  • India

    India, Morocco sign agreements on bilateral cooperation

    Rabat: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita on Monday signed four agreements to cement bilateral cooperation. The two foreign ministers inked four memorandums of understanding (MoUs) in…

  • World

    India, Morocco sign four MoUs

    Rabat [Morocco]: India and Morocco signed four Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) here on Monday. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Moroccan counterpart Nasser Bourita joined hands to fight counter-terrorism. The two…

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    Sushma Swaraj embarks on three-nation visit

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday embarked on a three-nation visit to Bulgaria, Morocco and Spain. “Swaraj’s visit will strengthen India’s relations with these three countries, expand avenues of…

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    Swine flu outbreak kills 9 in Morocco

    Rabat: An outbreak of swine flu in Morocco has left nine people dead in the past week, the kingdom’s health minister said Saturday. The spread of the H1N1 virus was “normal” for…

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